Featured Events

GHSA and its members participate in many highway safety events and meetings throughout the year.

When Humans Meet Automation: Managing Risk

August 12 | 2:00 p.m. ET

Having had the “micro” view of driver assistance challenges on the design level from our academic human factors experts last week, this panel is about providing a more high-level “macro” view of how ADAS affects safety. Viewers should come away with a sense of what the data tell us about the safety opportunities and risks of driver assistance, some insight into specific risks like drowsy and distracted driving, and what we can expect from (and how we can prepare for) a world of near-ubiquitous Level 2 systems.

Transportation Roundtable: Roadway Safety During COVID-19 and Beyond Webinar

July 21 | 12:30 p.m. ET

Join the National Safety Council, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Governors Highway Safety Association and AAA for a free transportation roundtable webinar – Roadway Safety During COVID-19 and Beyond – at 12:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, July 21. During the event, NSC will present its motor vehicle fatality estimates for May and the group will discuss everyone’s role in making the roads safer as we continue grappling with the pandemic.

The ABCs (and GDLs) of Teen Driving Webinar

July 21 | 4:00–4:45 p.m. ET

Teaching your teenager to drive is a serious responsibility - and a potential emotional minefield. This session - the first in AAA Northeast's Teen Driving webinar series - will discuss how parents can approach this challenging period and provide tangible suggestions to keep children safe.

GHSA Senior Director of External Engagement Pam Shadel Fischer, a nationally recognized teen safe driving expert and author of Not So Fast: Parenting Your Teen Through the Dangers of Driving, will offer her insights during this webinar.

Automated Vehicle Transparency and Engagement for Safe Testing Initiative Virtual Event

July 16 | 11:00–11:45 a.m. ET

The U.S. Department of Transportation is hosting a virtual event for their Automated Vehicle Transparency and Engagement for Safe Testing (AV TEST) Initiative. Speakers will continue the conversation initiated during the launch of the AV TEST Initiative last month, by presenting their efforts and perspectives on the safe testing and development of automated driving systems. This session will focus on efforts by State and local governments.

GHSA Executive Director Jonathan Adkins will provide remarks during this webinar.

GHSA2020 Webinar Series: Understanding Micromobility: Transportation's New Disruptor

September 2 | 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET

Micromobility – or the use of shared bicycles, e-bikes and scooters – is helping to revolutionize the movement of people in cities and on college campuses across the U.S. However, this increasingly popular mode of transportation is not without its issues. Join a panel of experts to explore six micromobility challenges and the role state highway safety offices can play to help address them.   

This webinar is open to all and registration is required.

GHSA2020 Webinar Series: Drug-Impaired Driving: An Update on Trends and Tools

August 5 | 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET

This webinar features a roundtable discussion on the current status of drug-impaired driving. Learn about Responsibility.org's new High-Risk Impaired Driver (HRID) toolkit and grants to states, the impacts of marijuana legalization in Canada and new technology tools available to the criminal justice community to better manage impaired drivers. We also want to hear from YOU – join the discussion by sharing your best practices and asking the speakers and the audience to weigh-in on ideas you may have to address DUID.

GHSA2020 Webinar Series: Speeding: Diverse Approaches to Achieving Culture Change

July 22 | 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET

This roundtable discussion will examine behavioral approaches to speed management, including pandemic speeding trends and highway safety community countermeasures. Panelists will discuss automated enforcement, as well as an upcoming speed management pilot project sponsored by GHSA, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, and the National Road Safety Foundation.  

This webinar is open to all and registration is required.

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